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Old 01-26-2008, 05:55 PM   #1
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I'm trying to learn how to cast on with the cable cast on and I understand the basics, but when I get three stitches on, I can't get anymore because the yarn is too tight, I can't get the need through. Am I doing something wrong?
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Old 01-26-2008, 06:27 PM   #2
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Hi, usually when I use the cable cast on method when I'm forming the loop for the next stitch I will pull it away from the needles before placing it onto the needle for cast on. So it's really loose, then I just pull the yarn to tighten it onto the needle. I haven't had any problems with it being tight, maybe you can try pulling the loop out then tightening it? It would provide extra yarn so it won't be as tight?
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Old 01-26-2008, 06:43 PM   #3
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If you are going to do the cable cast on you need to do it loosely. When you pull the yarn through gently tug the yarn so it's a little loose before you put it on the needle. Then don't pull it tight, just keep going like this.
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